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reporter joins us live with what is happening today in the investigation. cornell? >> good morning. c.h.p. is keeping a close watch on this house where another homemade bomb was discovered on wednesday. they plan to blow it up later this morning in a bomb squad trailer. we are learning some more surprising and bizarre details about the man living here. police searched the house two days ago after they say homeowner made a threat against state senator leland ye. on thursday a homemade bomb was blown up by the bomb squad and a further search showed up more hazardous materials. neighbors are not too surprised calling the suspect different. >> there were radio antennas and tv antennas so i was curious. >> that is not what we were looking for so it was an eye opener. didn't expect to find what we did officially so we are working on making the seen safe as we process the evidence. >> another surprise, he is a software engineer who worked directly with apple co-founder wozniak who endorsed the suspect on the linkedin profile said he is the most skilled engineer i ever met, never dull and tha
but the district is considering something that could be very unpopular, charging to park. using the fees to build a packing structure or cut a parking deal with nearby businesses. the district floating the idea of adding another boat during high commute times. that is a positive dilemma but the bridge district is needing to do something and they expect a decision in the next few months. >> supporters want to rename san francisco international airport in honor of harvey milk. the supervisor last month introduced legislation to rename the airport harvey milk san francisco international. milk was the first openly gay elected official and was assassinated along with the mayor mascone in 1978. agoers say the new rally is to urge the other supervisors to support his legislation. voters may decide on the name change in november. >> we are days away from massive federal spending cuts and a new poll reveals what americans want congress to do, from bloomberg news shows 54 percent of americans want congress to delay the cuts, 40 percent say the government should go ahead and allow them to kick in. as lawmak
have to do to get your invitation is to like us on facebook and then you can hang out with 95,000 other bay area fans to post your opinions on the fashion flops, oscar snubs, and surprises. and again our coverage begins at 2:00 with "on the red carpet at the oscars." you can see the stars arrive and then the big show begins at 5:30. following the oscars we have a recap of the biggest moments and the afterparties with otrc at the oscars and jimmy kimmel's oscars special at ten followed by abc7 news at 11:00. >>> some people in the east bay were awakened by a magnitude 3.2 earthquake just before 3:00 this morning. it was centered east of fremont. no reports of any damage or injuries. >>> ripper mc hammer is tweeting after being arrested in dublin. some are calling the charges against him bogus. we have been tracking down the details. >> this is mc hammer's booking photo, taken thursday night after his arrest in dublin. according to dublin police he was parked in the hacienda shopping center when an officer approached him n a statement released the police say, quote, he had expired religio
after the team's super bowl sunday loss and our news reporter joins us live from santa clara. amy in. >> back on home surf. they will have a team meeting at 9:00, addressing the media, clean out their lockers and close out the season. the 49ers came home yesterday. we have a great shot of kaepernick arriving at the airport, fans were there, cigaretting the -- greeting the team. the players were not in a chatty mood but coach harbaugh said a quick "hello." >> thank you very much. great run. thanks for the support. >> the future looks great. we have a long team. my son will get his first super bowl, i have seen five. he will get his first and they will get it next year. >> here is a quick shot of davis driving away, he had the window down so fan could see him, and mike crabtree did the same at team headquarters in santa clara. they have another year at candlestick before they play in the santa clara new stadium. players think next year is a big one, they will take what they have learned from this season, from this loss. it will make them better, and maybe a super bowl next year. certai
. it will happen weeks from now. cornell bernard joins us live with what you need to know to be ready for the change. cornell? >> the countdown is on. in a month toll takers will be gone and all electronic tolling will be here at the golden gate bridge and starting this morning, the bridge will kickoff a series of public awareness campaigns to answer questions and clear up confusion aimed at 30 james of drivers who still pay tolls with cash. there will be hand outs and signs and information online explaining how to pay the tolls. there are three options. sign up for fast track account and get $1 discount on each toll. pay by plate, register the license plate with a bridge using a credit card and pay as you go or make a one time payment online. payment locations are set up at some gas stations across san francisco for tourists but if those do not work for you can do nothing, go through the toll plaza, get an invoice in the mail, you have 20 days to pay that. all electronic tolls comes to the golden gate bridge by the end of march. >> new this morning, president obama's popularity among
together following the shooting death of two officers in the line of duty. cornell bernard joins us live with what we are lending about the shootout. cornell? >> a very, very sad day in santa cruz, a city in mourning mourning the death of two believes killed in the line of document when they came to the home, at north branciforte, the suspect opened fire. they have been combing every inch of the crime scene. we have new video. several cars were reof -- removed from the property, a white luxus with bullet holes. detective sergeant butch baker and his colleague, elizabeth but her lost their lives on tuesday when they responded to the home. they were met with gunfire. the officers were killed. we were overhead minutes later. half an hour later the 35-year-old suspect was spotted and chased by police. he was shot and killed during the pursuit. police chief says his department now is coming to grip with the tragedy. >> there are not words to describe how i feel personally about there and how my department is reacting to this horrific tragedy. >> the chaplains are counseling fellow officers to
the year from january 1 to yesterday most of us it is the dryest it has ever been. the one area that is seeing the most rain is livermore and downtown san francisco where it is the third and 5th driest start ever to a year. we need the rain. nothing out there good for the commute. we will talk about the forecast. we have cool spots around bay at 340 to 45 in san francisco at 7:00, and mild during the lunch hour, and 50 to 54 and temperatures are close to average with sunshine, and upper 50's to low 60's at 4:00 and fall back in the low 50's. frost inland, and around 50 to 55 at noon and 58 to 62 with sunshine this afternoon and temperatures are close to average. headed to the coast it is breezy this morning, and temperatures are around 37 to 41. you will be in the low-to-mid 50's around noon and mid-to-upper 50's at 4:00 and it will not be so breezy. sue? >> we go back to albany, eastbound, 580 a car off on the shoulder and no delays here and you make your way to the richard san rafael bridge westbound, two left lanes are blocked at toll lazy for maintenance work and that will s
more information, of course, we will bring it to you. the sandbags in the front yard were used to make sure any debris did not fly in the neighborhood or damage any houses. we are live in santa clara for abc7 news. >> 6:07. president obama delivered his "state of the union" address. >> a terror plot unfolding in the bay area, with lawyers raising doubts about a man accused of trying to attack an oakland bank. year clear . >> i have a bigger concern about black ice in the north bay at napa and santa rosa at 30 degrees but santa rosa has visibility to three quarters of a mile so be careful on the bridges and overpasses it could be slick. this afternoon, we have sunshine and temperatures in the low-to-mid 60's but the coast is upper 50's with a few clouds. our two warmest days are ahead of us, thursday and friday, mid-60's to 70 and not bad on saturday. high clouds and sunshine and low 60's at the coast and upper 60's for the rest of us. >> looking at clearing any moment san francisco southbound 101, an accident much earlier this morning blocking the right lane and in the clearing phases
the obama administration filed a legal brief with the u.s. supreme court urges justices to strike down the federal defense of marriage act which defines marriage as only between a man and a woman. the move is not a surprise but when abc7 news anchor dan ashley asked president obama about this issue wednesday during his exclusive one-on-one interview with him at the white house, the president was noncommittal, saying that he needed to confer with the solicitor general about the proper legal strategy they should take. the supreme court is set to take up the same-sex marriage issue in late march. >> members of a marching band in crockett are looking for help to find the burglars who ripped off the band room this week. several thousand dollars of musical instruments and electronics were stolen sometime between 6:00 p.m. tuesday and 6:00 a.m. wednesday. the school is asking people to be on the lookout for musical items on sale on the internet. >>> two dozen young athletes from mount hamel high school just returned from a trip of a lifetime. they went to cuba to play baseball. they are perha
liferaft. >> soon you may be able to use bay area car pool lanes without having passengers in the car but it will cost you. amy hollyfield? >> you can pay your way on 880 but the question is, would you like to be able to do that in other parts of the bay area? according to the "san francisco chronicle" you may soon be doing just that or have the ability to. they say that traps -- transportation officials are serious about creating 560 miles of express lanes. those who are car pooling use the lanes for free. others would want to use them, can, if you pay a toll. the complaint has been that car pool express lanes are often empty and not used as much as some think they should be. so the thought is to let more people use the lanes and ease congestion. look at this list of where they hope to add the lanes. they are talking about interstate 80. 680. 880. east bay approaches to the dumbarton and san mateo bridges. they would like to have the lanes opened up by 2015. they have to do some studies and figure out how to built the lanes, how to check the tolls, et cetera, et cetera, but, at this
in santa cruz for abc7 news. >> stay us with for continuing coverage of the santa cruz officers' murders with updates on facebook and on twitter at abc news at 11 bay area. >> damage will be assessed to a san francisco neighborhood caused by a massive water main break which you saw here first yesterday on abc7 news, a massive rush will water and mud swallowing cars and two dozen homes. workers will repair 15th avenue where the flooding caused a sinkhole. this is right next to a recent sewer pipe replacement project. >> support for same-sex marriage is continuing to grow among california voters. a new field palm -- poll shows of 61 percent in california approve it. among 18 do 20 year oz 75 percent approve. among voters 65 and older, 48 percent approve. this comes as the obama administration face as deadline today on whether to weigh in on the proposition 8 case before the supreme court which will hear arguments next month in an interview you saw only on abc7 the president told dan ashley he wants to make sure his administration doesn't interject too far into the case but the president di
area and cornell joins us from spa with the impact it is having on us. >> lot of frustrated travelers. if you were trying to travel to any airport in the northeast it is not looking good, we have been checking all morning at least 30 flights have been canceled out of sfo alone. folks showing up for united flights to boston, newark, john f. kennedy, and philadelphia are being directed to a special counter on how to rebook because the flights have been recanceled including flights to chicago and detroit. in the east, folks are stocking up on food and gas, schools are closing, airports may close, too, if predictions of 2' or 3 feet of snow and the stress level is rising for many travelers who are just trying to get home. >> it is frustrateing now but it is possible it will be highly frustrated in the following hours. >> we have no clue. they are saying it is the weather but montreal is used to snow so we do not understand what is going on. this is not normal. we waiting. >> the flight through chicago was canceled and i am told that 55 arrivals and departures threw sfo have now been cance
slipping and sliding on treacherous roads. >> the weather beat us to the punch so yeah i borrowed a friend's truck. >> on new york aland's us puts expressway, hundreds of cars got stuck with hundreds of drivers spending the night on the road. even 18 wheels weren't enough to conquer the conditions. >> we need a plow. >> nearly three feet of snow is falling in some places and it's still coming down. winds traveling at up to 83 miles an hour whipping up ocean waters and causing flooding from massachusetts to maine. >> if you lose power, and we are experiencing a lot of wind at that time, you should plan on your power being out for some period of time. >> and this morning over 600,000 people waking up without power. >> make sure you have basic food supplies, medications at home. and prepare for the possibility of being shut in and at home for the next 24 or 48 hours. >> many residents say they are as prepared as they can be. >> running space heaters right now for the house because the electrical is out. now we are getting some food. >> armies of snowplows and salt trucks are clearing the snow
dead. our reporter joining us live from hillside elementary in san leandro. amy? >> the campus is closed and the kids the be allowed to return to school and there will be a crisis team here if the kid want to talk about what happened on their campus. friends and fell of the victim turn this campus into a memorial last night holding a vigil for the 19-year-old. the college student was shot to death on wednesday night before 9:00. investigators say he may have been playing a dice game on the hillside elementary school campus before he was killed. his mother says he didn't have enemies. >> my son did not deserve what happened to him. at all. he should still be with me the i should not have to bury my baby. >> foster was a registered freshman for the college football team this year and also played at the high school in oakland. investigators have not made any arrests or named any suspects. the school was closed down yesterday so investigators could look for evidence on the campus but it will be open today. >> thank you. san francisco police are investigating a chase that results in
:30, amy hollyfield will bring also the distress call and tell us where investigators are focusing efforts today. >> new this morning, major republicans are coming out in support of same-sex marriage and that includes a top silicon valley c.e.o. this comes weeks before the supreme court hears arguments in the prop 8 case. cornell? >> that is right. the fight to legalize gay marriage is getting very, very big support from a very unlikely place: prominent republicans who now are joining forces to strike down proposition 8. dozens of prominent republicans have signed a legal brief that will submitted to the supreme court this week arguing that gay people have a constitutional right to marry, among them, signing whitman who supported prop 8 when she ran for governor, and top advisors to former president george w. bush also signing. the brief could have potential to sway conservative justices when the court hears arguments next month. last week, president obama told abc7 use congress exclusively that supporting gay marriage is the right thing to do. >> i can tell you obviously my personal view
, and knocked her to the backgrounds and used upper spray and a male passerby and the attackers ran off. the victims are okay and anyone with information is asked to call the berkeley police. in san francisco a rally is planned at city college of san francisco and members of the save city college of san francisco coalition want the board of trustees to reverse cuts to class and services, staff and faculty saying the board refused to include them in discussions on the accreditation and budget crisis that the school has been undergoing since last few. >> also in san francisco today a board supervisors committee is set to consider two gun control measures proposed by the mayor and supervisor. the "san francisco chronicle" reports that a measure would require ammunition dealers to contact the chief of police when anyone in san francisco buys more than 500 rounds in a single transaction and the other proposal makes it a crime to sell ammunition designated only for law enforcement or military agencies. >> the white house has released first lady michelle obama's official portrait. that is next
america" team is joining in on the phone. >> katie marzullo is live in new orleans to tell us more. >> good morning. consider this: new orleans is a party. the super bowl is a party. "good morning america" is a party and you put them together and you have the tailgate party of gma. they are breaking down the set they have set up in the french quarter but it was so much fund -- fun. fans were lined up, waiting to most sam and josh this morning before the sun even came up. the guys throwing the football around, shaking hands, chatting people up and having a good time. when i talked to them i asked who they are rooting positive and you will like the answer. >> they are asking me who i am rooting for which is like picking the game but i don't --. >> you can root? >> you can root. >> i will root for san francisco. >> root for san francisco. >> why not? i am hearing for san francisco. >> can i get some kaepernicking? can you say that? >> this is about the coaches. >> that's the quaterback. >> understand, it took a week to explain to sam it is the one with the oblong shape that we kick an
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